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Metz sack coach Hinschberger after 'catastrophic' start
October 22, 2017 / 3:19 PM / a month ago

Metz sack coach Hinschberger after 'catastrophic' start

(Reuters) - Coach Philippe Hinschberger was sacked by Ligue 1 bottom side Metz on Sunday, with the club citing the team’s “catastrophic situation”.

FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Paris Saint Germain v FC Metz - French Ligue 1 - Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France - 21/08/16. Metz's coach Philippe Hinschberger reacts during his soccer match. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Metz, who lost 2-1 at home to Dijon on Saturday, have three points from 10 games after losing nine of them.

The club said in a statement that the team would be led in the interim by reserve coach Jose Pinot.

Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Clare Fallon

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